Picture of DIY decorative shell dresser knobs
A quick way to revamp an old dresser is to change out the knobs for some new decorative ones. Here’s an easy and budget-friendly way to make your very own DIY dresser knobs using shells – perfect if you’re looking to add a little bit of the beach to your decor.

What you’ll need: shells (I got mine from the Dollar Store), nuts & washers, bolts (about 1 to 1.5 inches longer than the thickness of the shell), scrap rigid cardboard, rubber bands and epoxy glue.

Step 1:

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Cut a piece of rigid cardboard so that it’s the width of the shell and extends past it by about an inch, and make a hole in the middle. It will act as the flat surface of the dresser drawer to set the bolt in place.
KerrallyH6 months ago

saw it, loved it, bought it, now about to attempt it...

will let you know how went it... :-)

EYSpace (author)  KerrallyH6 months ago

Do tell, I can't wait to see your project!

rweaver42 years ago
Love this idea
EYSpace (author)  rweaver42 years ago
Thanks! Glad you like it!
Gregbot2 years ago
excellent! Thanks!
EYSpace (author)  Gregbot2 years ago
You're welcome, glad you like it!
Sometimes you see an ible and you have no immediate use for it, but you look anyway. This is one of those for me, and now I WANT to have a need for this! Love this idea!
EYSpace (author)  RedneckEngineer2 years ago
Thanks! A trip to the thrift store may get you that old dresser that "needs" these shell knobs :)
Toledo,OH2 years ago
Love it! What a relaxing look to a beach themed room.
EYSpace (author)  Toledo,OH2 years ago
That is a really cute idea! What a fun way to easily jazz up some furniture :)
EYSpace (author)  Penolopy Bulnick2 years ago
Thanks! Glad you like it :)